The Erasmus Executive Programme in Strategic Management consists of 11 plenary sessions spread over three months. You will also enjoy four personal coaching sessions at your convenience. This will result in a plan to solve a strategic issue, which you will write over two months and one final exam. The curriculum will focus on the following strategic management topics:

  • Discover new innovation methods by managing the flow of knowledge, and exploring types of organisational learning.

  • Analyse the reasons why – and the contingencies under which – firms consider social and environmental issues, and discuss strategies for successfully engaging in corporate responsibility.

  • Draw on the knowledge and skills acquired in the curriculum to improve understanding of flexible managerial capabilities and how an adaptable organisational structure can be used for strategic renewal.

  • Discover a variety of ownership and governance practices in advanced capitalistic market economies, and ways of optimal governance.

  • Concentrate on understanding best practices to provide unity of direction, motivation for employees and improvements in bottom-line financial performance.

  • Learn techniques and skills to identify and analyse issues, and find solutions for organisational problems.

  • Investigate how to identify drivers of globalisation, and how to implement strategies for internationalisation in global companies successfully.

  • Address the important issue of successfully expanding business into foreign markets effectively. You will focus on economic globalisation, strategic objectives for foreign expansion, and how to choose the best investment locations and expansion modes.

  • Explore the use of corporate venture capital as a means to invest in young, start-up companies with a view to accessing new technologies, or identifying potential acquisition targets to access external knowledge.

  • Find out how companies can build entrepreneurial capabilities to renew and revitalise their organisations.

  • Discover the importance of balancing efficiency.